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State Budget Signed – Cal Grant reduction repealed!

June 23, 2014

State Budget Signed – Cal Grant reduction repealed!

Friday June 20, Governor Jerry Brown signed the 2014-15 budge …

December 2, 2014

Statement by AICCU on proposed Senate Bill 15

On behalf of the members of AICCU, California’s association representing the private, nonprofit sector of higher education and the 320,000 students it serves, we applaud Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León and the Senate Democratic Caucus for proposing a comprehensive, intersegmental, student-centered plan for Higher Education in California. AICCU shares in the prioritization of the three pillars of the plan—access, affordability and completion—and extends our support for the plan’s concepts as we enter into the new legislative session.
The outlined proposal by the Senate Democratic Caucus reiterates the value and need for a stronger, more effective system of higher education in California, particularly with the changing demographics of the state and the increasing number of fa …

November 12, 2014

AICCU Welcomes Newest Member – International Technological University

We would like to welcome International Technological University as our newest member institution, making ITU the 77th member institution of AICCU.
Established in 1994 by Dr. Shu-Park Chan, International Technological University (ITU) provides excellence in education for the future leaders of Silicon Valley corporations, leveraging the best of Silicon Valley’s technology and business models to advance developing economies throughout the world. ITU reflects and enhances Silicon Valley’s unique business culture with six industry-oriented departments that provide high-quality academic and practical training and offer unparalleledcertificate, graduate, and doctorate programs in electrical engineering, digital arts, computer science, engineering management, and business administration. ITU …

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California Latino Legislative Caucus Named AICCU “Policymaker of the Year”

October 24, 2014

California Latino Legislative Caucus Named AICCU “Policymaker of the Year”

The Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU) has named the California Latino Legislative Caucus as the recipient of its annual “Policymaker of the Year” award, bestowed for their unwavering support of protecting access to Cal Grants and leading the fight to reject cuts to the maximum award for California students attending the private, nonprofit colleges and univer …

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